Whenever my dad would see me off at the door, even as grown as I was, he would always holler out to my driver, “be safe on the road, you have some precious cargo on board there” (pointing to me). It had become a family phrase he coined – one I remember him saying to me ever since I was small, as a signal to me to buckle up. When his grandkids came around, it was the same story that he would holler to their parents. Precious cargo, indeed- because he knew that a child depended on you to make the right decisions for their safety whilst on the road. And so, every time I strap my own little ones into their car seats, I can’t help but think, “my precious cargo”.
Therefore, no matter what the situation is at the time of securing them in their seats – flailing octopus arms and legs or Continue reading